Axient Joint Venture Wins NASA MSFC METTS III Contract

Axient’s joint venture with Radial Solutions Inc (RSi-QuantiTech JV) was awarded Marshall Engineering Technicians and Trades Support (METTS) III, a performance-based, cost-plus-award-fee contract with potential mission services value of $76.6 million and a maximum potential indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity value of $196.8 million.

This NASA Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) contract provides a wide range of engineering technicians and trade services as well as professional and management oversight of the technical staff at NASA MSFC in Huntsville, Alabama, and Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, Louisiana in the Engineering Directorate (ED), the Facilities Management Office (FMO), and other MSFC programs and projects requiring engineering technician and trade services.

The team led by RSi and Axient consists of NASA test, evaluation, and engineering companies ready to bring best practices to position MSFC to advance its capabilities as a world-class provider in the areas of metrology and calibration services, propulsion testing, structural strength and dynamics testing, materials and processes, propellants and pressurants, valves and components, and related technical competencies required in the execution of METTS III.

“We are extremely excited to be able to begin work on this mission-critical contract for NASA.  Our proven team of experienced industry partners with established working relationships within MSFC, along with our management and technical qualifications, will allow us to serve our NASA customer exceptionally well,” said Niko Connell, Managing Partner of the JV and co-founder and CEO of RSi.

“We look forward to executing this contract with RSi and continuing to deliver high-end technical expertise and unwavering commitment to our Marshall customer,” said Patrick Murphy, President and CEO of Axient.